(previously known as Sophta omopis)
ACONTIINAE, NOCTUIDAE, NOCTUOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, from
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art
The adult moth of this species has patterned purple-brown forewings, and reddish purple hindwings. The wings all have pale yellow margins. The forewings each have a cusp near the middle of the margin. The wingspan is about 2 cms.
The species is found in
Further reading :
Descriptions of new Australian Lepidoptera.,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1902, pp. 31-32.
Moths of Victoria - Part 8,
Night Moths and Allies - NOCTUOIDEA(B),
Entomological Society of Victoria, 2017, pp. 26-27.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 113.
(updated 26 March 2010)